[mythtv-users] HD Woes

Greg Woods greg at gregandeva.net
Mon Jan 29 17:42:19 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-01-29 at 10:05 -0700, Mark Lehrer wrote:

> Also, IMO you simply cannot get away with a single core CPU and hi
> def. 

It does depend on which CPU, and also the definition of "single core".
Does hyperthreading count? It may also depend on what other hardware you
have helping out.

>  It may sorta work, but for example, if you have a recording
> and a playback and a commflag process going at the same time you are
> hosed! 

My Pentium 4 3.0GHz with hyperthreading enabled can do this (actually
two recordings at the same time coming from an HDHomerun) with only a
very rare hitch in the playback.


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